Definition of Tillites

1. Noun. (plural of tillite) ¹



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Definition of Tillites

1. tillite [n] - See also: tillite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tillites

tillerman
tillermen
tillers
tillet
tilleth
tillets
tilley
tilley seed
tilleyite
tillier
tillies
tilliest
tilling
tillings
tillite
tillites (current term)
tillman
tillmen
tillodont
tillodontia
tillodonts
tillow
tills
tilly
tilmus
tilorone
tilt-barrier
tilt-shift
tilt-table test

Literary usage of Tillites

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1. Seasonal Deposition in Aqueoglacial Sediments by Robert Wilcox Sayles (1919)
"BANDED SLATES WITH OTHER tillites. After working for nearly two years on the problem in hand, and convinced that I was the first to suggest seasonal banding ..."

2. A Century of Science in America: With Special Reference to the American by Edward Salisbury Dana, Charles Schuchert (1918)
"Africa is the land of tillites, and here in 1870 Sutherland pointed out ... There are here no typical tillites, and no striated undergrounds have so far ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"(1) tillites.— Glaciers of to-day deposit in front of themselves either sheets of glacial bowlder clays or moraines that are composed of heterogeneous ..."

4. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"Basal tillites of the Huronian. — One'of the most surprising of recent discoveries in Geology was the finding by Coleman of tillites (morainal deposits of ..."

5. A Text-book of Geology for Use in Universities: Colleges, Schools of Science by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1920)
"Basal tillites of the Huronian. — One of the most surprising of recent discoveries in Geology was the finding by Coleman of tillites (morainal deposits of ..."

6. The Squantum Tillite by Robert Wilcox Sayles (1914)
"I mention this absence of striae because so many geologists, on this account, doubt the glacial origin of certain tillites. Striated stones are frequently ..."

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